[Triumf-running] TRIUMF Running Group - Week of Dec 4, 2017

Robert Watt watt at triumf.ca
Mon Dec 4 13:10:22 PST 2017


Hi Everyone,

If running in the sun appeals to you then join us for the Tuesday workout at the track.


Training this Week
Tuesday Dec 5, 2017 - 800m repeats
Meet at 12:00 outside the Badge Room

For walkers

  *   Walk to the track at Wesbrook and 16th
  *   Do some dynamic stretches.
  *   Walk briskly for for two laps then easy for ½ lap. Repeat as time permits.
  *   If you are prepared, do some jogging within these intervals.
  *   Walk back to TRIUMF
  *   Consider doing some static stretching after the walk.

For runners

  *   Jog to the track at Wesbrook and 16th
  *   dynamic stretching
  *   4 or 5 x 800m repeats (2 laps) at 10k pace with 200m easy jogs between each one
  *   easy jog back to TRIUMF
  *   static stretching
Thursday Nov 30, 2017 -  tempo run or a longer walk on the out-and-back course - Weather will dictate route.
Meet at 12:00 outside the Badge Room

For walkers:

  *   Make a plan for a route - need at least 2 people. Rob can help you define a route.
  *   Maintain a moderate pace for the entire 30 or 45 minute walk
  *   Static stretching
For runners:

  *   Easy run for 10 minutes. We may split into a few warm up groups.
  *   Gradually increase your pace over the next 10 minutes to the point that you can still engage in short conversation but you are running moderately hard.
  *   At the halfway time turn direction to come back the same way.
  *   Maintain the pace up to the 35 minute mark.
  *   Regroup and jog back to TRIUMF.
  *   Static stretching for everyone.

Weekend runs
You will find much benefit from doing a long run once per week. Generally, the pace is slow. The important aspect of this run is the amount of time you put in. Any time over one hour is the beneficial period. If you have not been doing these this year, then start with shorter times and build up each week. Limit the week to week increases to 10%. Once you have progressed to 1 1/2 hours, add in fast finish runs where you run the last 20 minutes at a half marathon pace.

Alternate run days or do cross training
If you want to run more than 3 days a week, do treat the extra runs as recovery runs. You should be able to converse easily during these.
Consider doing strength training. There are many routines designed for runners. Cycling, hiking, swimming, yoga, are great cross training activities. Basically, keep as active as possible without hurting yourself.
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Cheers,
Rob


Robert Watt
Group Leader IST Windows Team
t (604) 222.7477
watt at triumf.ca<mailto:watt at triumf.ca>
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